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“This was my dreamboat as a kid” The Viking legacy lives on

vikingAfter a long winter dry-docked at Sunset Bay Marina in Hull, the snow has finally melted from beneath the Viking’s stilted home along side other boats awaiting their spring plunge back into the Bay of Boston. This year the Viking will return to her destiny: a working fishing boat. Captain Matt has passed the Viking over to a true fisherman, Mike Wheeler. Read more here  10:15

Fishing Permit the Main Catch in Viking Purchase – buyer is primarily interested in the inshore state fishing permits

With the sale of Viking, a 40-foot fishing boat that has plied the waters off the Vineyard for three generations, the Island’s once-vibrant fleet of small wooden draggers is now at the brink of extinction.

Craig Coutinho of Vineyard Haven confirmed this week that he will sell Viking along with his fishing permits.http://www.mvgazette.com/news/2012/11/29/fishing-permit-main-catch-viking-purchase

photo Mark Lovewell